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print

verb
 
 
/prɪnt/
WRITING/IMAGES [T] A2 to produce writing or images on paper or other material with a machine: The instructions are printed on the side of the box.Printing and word processing
BOOKS/NEWSPAPERS [T] B2 to produce books, newspapers, magazines, etc, usually in large quantities, using machines: Fifty thousand booklets have been printed for the exhibition.Printing and word processing
INCLUDE [T] B2 to include a piece of writing in a newspaper or magazine: They printed his letter in Tuesday's paper.Newspapers and magazines
WRITE [I, T] to write words without joining the letters together: Please print your name and address clearly using capitals.Writing and typingDescribing handwriting and print
PATTERN [T] to produce a pattern on material or paperPrinting and word processing
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